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Meaning of EVIL EYE

Pronunciation:  'eevul I

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a look that is believed to have the power of inflicting harm
 See Also: look, looking, looking at



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\E"vil eye`\
See {Evil eye} under {Evil}, a.

Easton Bible Dictionary

(Prov. 23:6), figuratively, the envious or covetous. (Comp. Deut. 15:9; Matt. 20:15.)

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